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Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap

posted on February 26th, 2012 by Thomas Smith, Social Media Director, Disney Parks


Rendering of Storybook Circus as Part of the New Fantasyland Update at Magic Kingdom Park

This week, Disney Parks Blog readers were among the first to learn that elements of Storybook Circus at New Fantasyland will be opening by late March. It’s the first in a series of progressive openings for the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom Park history. Check our original story for more details.

Disney Mobile Magic Now on iPhone Disney Mobile Magic Now on iPhone; Verizon Exclusive Games, Video Added

And many readers were excited to see that Mobile Magic, our first official Disney Parks app, had become available on the iPhone. You can download it this weekend for free from iTunes. We also shared news that if you’re a Verizon Wireless customer, you have access to new premium features, including videos and games within the app. There are more details in the post.

Here are some of the other stories we worked on.

‘LIVE!’ from Aulani – Greetings from Kelly Ripa – Last week “LIVE! with Kelly” was at Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa, leading up to the wedding of the winning couple of “LIVE’s Hawaiian Dream Wedding Giveaway”.

Top Five Reasons to Visit a Disney Resort for Spring Break – Check out the top five reasons you should stay at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel for spring break this year.

A Marquee Milestone at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World Resort – We shared an update from Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) as they put the finishing touches on the new resort’s marquee.

Disneyland Resort Celebrates Creativity in Deaf Community – The weekend of March 17 and 18, the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort will host a celebration of creativity in the deaf community – SIGNin’ in the Street. Here are the details!

‘The Road to Cars Land’ Coming to Walt Disney Imagineering Blue Sky Cellar on February 29 – Check out this update coming to Walt Disney Imagineering Blue Sky Cellar at Disney California Adventure park on Wednesday, Feb. 29.

Did You Know? Disney Attractions Feature Academy Award-Winning Songs – Building up to the Oscars, we shared all the Disney Academy Award-winning songs you can hear as a part of Walt Disney World Resort attractions.

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David from ON on February 26th, 2012 at 6:20 pm

Just why is the app US only? Seems a but unfair to your Canadian customers.

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Melissa from NY on February 27th, 2012 at 11:05 am

I really wish this would work on the ipad or ipod touch. This looks like such a great app. Any chance these two products will be included in the future?

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Micheal on February 27th, 2012 at 11:43 pm

Thanks to EVERYONE involved in this development. SOOO happy to have this on the iPhone before our spring break trip! That really IS Magic! ;-)

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